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Table 2:
Educational distributions and averages for Zimbabwean women aged 15-50, according to the 1992 census and the 1994 ZDHS, in various groups of districts1.
 
 
    District with lowest average The 10 districts with lowest average All districts The 10 districts with highest average District with highest average
 
PROPORTION OF WOMEN AT DIFFERENT LEVELS (PER CENT)  
  none or < 3 years of primary 41.7 34.6 15.8 4.6 4.5
  3-6 years of primary 31.8 30.2 21.2 10.3 9.6
  complete primary (7 years) or < 2 years of secondary 17.2 19.7 28.7 27.8 26.2
  2-3 years of secondary 5.3 8.7 16.8 22.8 22.0
  4 or more years of secondary 4.0 6.8 17.4 34.5 37.7
 
AVERAGE LENGTH OF EDUCATION (YEARS) 4.1 4.8 7.0 8.9 9.1
 
AVERAGE LENGTH OF EDUCATION AMONG WOMEN WITH 3 OR MORE YEARS OF EDUCATION (YEARS) 6.9 6.9 8.0 9.5 9.5
 

1 Calculations are explained in the text. All districts included in the ZDHS sample were considered in the calculations.

 

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A Search for Aggregate-Level Effects of Education on Fertility, Using Data from Zimbabwe
Øystein Kravdal
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